A handsome pair of French 18K yellow gold cufflinks, the faces comprising white jasper chalcedony carved into quadrants and enhanced with rope-twist gold bindings. The faces are connected by chains to barbell backs. The jasper chalcedony has a very attractive translucent milky white color with a tinge of bluish-gray (the photographs seem to have a more pink tint). Each cufflink is stamped with French 18K gold marks and with an illegible maker's mark.
A classic pair of French 18K yellow gold cufflinks in a variation of the "mors de filet" or "snaffle" design originally created for Hermès by Gaetan de Percin. Each of the flip-up ends is pierced in a diamond-cut design. De Percin's design was very popular and served as the basis for a number of closely related designs...
A sterling silver vintage necklace consisting of 10 bar shaped links and 5 graduated layered shields.
This modernist necklace measures 16" long and 1" at the widest. Has a hand made hook closure that holds securely. There is some minor surface wear and tarnish. Thick sterling, nice contrast between dark and polished patina.
We have seen this same design with Taxco, Mexico hallmarks on the back but this one is unmarked. Lays nicely on the neck.
A vintage sterling silver ring by Andreas Mikkelsen, Denmark in a modernist folded design. Mikkelsen worked for Georg Jensen and designed modern pieces for them before striking out on his own. Streamlined curves, thick sterling, very Mid Century. Marked A.Mik., Denmark, and 925S. Measures size 7. Has a little tarnish. Very unique design.
A vintage pair of modernist sterling silver cuff links by Hans Hansen, Denmark in a three dimensional block design. Measure 1 1/4" long, 1/4" high and 1/2" wide. Marked with HaH, Denmark and 925S. Also have the number 643 on the side of the toggles. Toggle clasps hold securely. In nice condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Heavy and well crafted. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
An amazing piece of mid century modernist hand wrought jewelry. This copper pendant measures 5 1/4" long and 1 7/8" across. The braided leather thong measures about 19" long and closes with a sterling spring clasp. The pendant is signed with an impressed fleur de lis hallmark on the back. Great hammering. There is some tarnish. Fine contrasting of textures, interesting design.
This very stylish shell cameo set in a 14Kt white gold filigree frame, dates back to the 1920-s. The 33 X 45 millimeter oval cameo depicts a bust of a lady with a diamond and emerald earring. The broach is extremely versatile since a fold down swivel type bail makes it wearable as a pendant as well.
A signed Dafri copper ultramodern pin brooch and earrings set from the 1950s. This Toronto Canada company made some great looking items and this is one of them - a very Jetsons kind of anamorphic style. This set includes the 2" across pin with a safety clasp and an applied copper planchet identical to the 1-5/8 x 1" clip-on earrings. Each has some mild black patination and the pin has the DAFRY signature planchet...
A cultured pearls sterling silver circle or wreath pin brooch from the 1950s. This 1-1/2" across beauty features 14 lovely silvery white well-matched ~5 mm. cultured pearls and it features hand tooled leaves. It has a safety clasp, it is marked STERLING and it weighs 6.7 grams. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs...
An Edwardian 14k yellow gold seed pearl heart and flower lavaliere necklace circa 1910. This beauty measures 21-3/4" long and it has a central drop in the shape of a heart with a central flower. It has seed pearls and the drop measures 2-3/4" across (all three segments) and 1-1/2" deep. It is marked 14K and it weighs 7.7 grams...
An exquisite18Kt yellow gold, blue and green enameled rectangular broach from the 1960-s. The design of the broach has geometric elements created by the curved ribbons sporting a textured finish and alternating blue and green enamel. The enamel is in perfect condition. The broach has a safety clasp and measures 30 millimeters at the narrowest point and 34 millimeters at the widest part.
Vintage solid 14K Yellow Gold Fire Opal Ring Looped swirl design, there is a appraisal by a jeweler named Ron L. Ainsworth he was working for John Grandall(please refer to picture of appraisal) please note that the appraisal was done Oct. 5 1979. I do not have a size for it but it is a large ladies ring for a large lady so it can be sized down rather easy.
This Los Castillo is an early design 592 and crafted when Margot Van Voorhies was married to Antonio Castillo. This is not for the faint of heart with a .5in. depth, 21 inches long and 1.25in. tall. Showing further quality is the weight of 183 grams. It displays a naturally darkened patina. I have showed a picture of the well working clasp as it is old in style and almost invisible. Love this on, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
This rare & beautiful sterling silver & amethyst bracelet & necklace were designed & signed in the 1930's by Frederick W. Davis (1880-1961). The necklace has a wearable length of 16 1/4" & is 1" wide. The bracelet is 7" long & 1" wide. Necklace weighs 160 grams. Bracelet weighs 73 grams. Both hallmarked on the reverse FD SILVER MEXICO. Safely stored away for many years the silver & stones are in beautiful condition on both pieces. The attached safety chains appear to be vintage...
A vintage Mid Century Modern pair of sterling silver cufflinks by the American silversmith, Ronald Hayes Pearson. Heavy and solid, these cufflinks measures 1 1/2" across. Toggles are marked Sterling and hold securely. Signed Pearson Sterling on the backs. In very nice condition with minor surface scratches. Very cool mid century streamlined design.
A well crafted sterling silver brooch signed Sterling Handwrought and The Gorham Co. Probably executed by the Chicago silversmith Bjarne Meyer. Beautifully hand hammered silver. Bjarne Meyer did work for Gorham and also worked for Georg Jensen, USA. Measures 1 5/8" across. Has a three dimensional repousse design, possibly a stylized feather or apple. Dark patina, has some tarnish. Fine example of Arts and Crafts silver work.
An unusual modernist sterling silver ring with coiled silver wires by the firm Jens Peter Clausen Guðjónsson of Iceland. Signed JENS 925S, Hand Made and Iceland. Measures about a size 7. The top sits 5/8" high and measures about 1 1/4" across. Has a brutalist, asymmetrical feel. There is a small fracture on the bottom that looks original. This design really stands out! Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
Franz Scheuerle modernist sterling silver necklace
Should fit a 15 1/4" neck
Center pendant measures 3" X 3 1/4"
Bottom two elements are detachable thereby creating a second look
Marked FS 925, W.Germany
Very good vintage condition